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JOHN THOMAS LOGAN, born (1863) in Wisconsin, married EDITH EVELYN
REDFIELD. Lived in Wisconsin, and N.D. Haver her information; need LOGAN
side. Want dates, siblings, birthplace, marriage, where buried, etc.
Father's name: WILEY LOGAN. Please contact Jerry Dodd, 3055 N. 30th Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85017 or call 602-353-0447.
Macfie Society of America to have Annual Meeting
The Macfie Society of America will have it's annual meeting in conjunction
with the Stone Mountain Scottish Games, on Saturday, October 19, 2002. It
will be held at 6:00 at the Steak and Ale located about four miles from
Stone Mountain on the 285 bypass at the Lavista exit.
The election of new
officers will be held. In addition, there will be a short Clan Ceilidh
after the meeting. Sign up for this at the Stone Mountain Highland Games
at the Clan tent Saturday.
Clan Macfie will gather in Gatlinburg
Clan Macfie is very excited about hosting the 14th International Clan
Gathering in the U.S. They will meet in conjunction with the Gatlinburg
Scottish Highland Games, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, May 14-18, 2003.
Commander Sandy will be one of the Special Guests at the Games.
Williamsburg Scottish Festival and Celtic Celebration president,
Howard Topp announced to the festival's board of directors at its monthly
meeting that Granville Charles Gordon, the 13th Marquis of Huntly and the
Chief of Clan Gordon has accepted the offer to be the 2002 festival's
Silver Anniversary "Guest of Honor."
Topp stated that Lord
Huntly would also represent this year's Honored Clan: The House of Gordon.
He commented that Lord Huntly would preside over the festival's many
activities on the ground of the Williamsburg Winery on September 28, 2002.
Topp noted that the
acceptance by Lord Huntly continued the festival's commitment to the
heritage of the clan system by honoring a clan and its chief or designated
representative at the annual event. The Williamsburg festival has
previously honored Sir William MacPherson of Cluny, David Ross of Ross,
Brigadier Ronald MacLennan of Mac Lennan, Lord Rothes and other Clan
Chiefs and Scottish personalities.
President Topp stated that
2002 Williamsburg festival, the "Silver Anniversary" of the event, would
be the most ambitious in its history. He noted that more than 50 clans and
Scottish and Celtic societies were expected to join the House of Gordon
and participate by erecting clan tents and displays along "Clan Row."
Topp also explained that a
special venue for "traditional" Celtic music would supplement the popular
"Scottish Pub" entertainment site. The popular group "Celi Rain" and
performer Martin Marron would be headliners at the Pub Tent site, while
the well-known group "Iona" and balladeer Colin Grant-Adams would be
featured at the traditional "Silver Anniversary Tent."
Topp provided biographical
information on Lord Huntly, as well. Huntly was born in Aberdeen and was
educated at Grodonstoun. He pursued a career in journalism until 1972 when
he returned to his ancestral home, Aboyne Castle in Aberdeenshire. The
castle has been in ruins for more than 50 years at the time. Nonetheless,
he began the project of restoring the historic site.
The restoration took more
than seven years to suitably complete the 16th century tower house in the
traditional Scottish manner. Lord Huntly subsequently continued his
education in business administration and became involved in several
business interests. Most notably, he and his son Alistair founded a
company to produce and sell "Cock o' the North Single Malt Whisky
Lord Huntly is married to
the Lady Catheryn and the couple has four children. Most of the children
are grown and reside in Aberdeenshire are of Scotland. Lady Catheryn is
expected to accompany him on the trip to Williamsburg for the September
Additional information on
Lord Huntly's visit or the 2002 Williamsburg Festival can be acquired by
writing the festival at: PO Box 866, Williamsburg, VA 23187 or by visiting
the festival's web site at:
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